October Surprise

Honestly, I never expected the Toronto Police to ever, in a hundred years, actually track down a mayor for alleged drug use. I *like* and respect “the police”; since moving to Toronto, I’ve definitely grown to mistrust the Toronto Police – not each individual cop, but rather the people running the show. I’m quite surprised …

World AIDS Day 2012

I read this morning on my telephone than HIV infections in India have dropped by 57%, an amazing public health achievement. However, I read now that Aboriginal HIV infections in Canada are “a growing problem”; though the article doesn’t say the infection rate is actually climbing, it states that the rate is 3.6X higher compared …

Day 10 (Without Sugar); Warning labels on Junk Food, #2

It took me awhile to mentally associate “poor health” with the beautiful colors and delicious tastes of so many tempting junk food items; I wish there had always been warning labels on junk food. It’s not hard to give up sugar; I’ve done it before. I’m a sugarholic; it’s my escape and crutch and if …